Shows IT administrators how plan, deploy, maintain, and optimize vSphere virtualization solutions
Explains the design decisions typically encountered at every step in the process and how to make the right choices
Covers server hardware selection, network topology, security, storage, virtual machine design, and more
Topics include ESXi hypervisors deployment, vSwitches versus dvSwitches, and FC, FCoE, iSCSI, or NFS storage
Achieve the performance, scalability, and ROI your business needs
vSphere is the most robust and sophisticated hypervisor product available today. It is the de facto standard for businesses, both large and small. This book written for engineers and architects who plan, install, maintain, and optimize vSphere solutions is the only one of its kind to concisely explain how to execute a successful vSphere architecture that’s tailored to meet your company’s needs. Expert authors share with you the factors that shape the design of a vSphere implementation.
Written by two virtualization experts and packed with real-world strategies and examples, VMware vSphere Design, 2nd Edition will help you design smart design decisions. Download eBook Free »
Written by leading VMware expert, this book covers all the features and capabilities of VMware vSphere 5. You’ll learn how to install, configure, operate, manage, and secure the latest release.
Covers all the new features and capabilities of the much-anticipated new release of VMware vSphere
Discusses the planning, installation, operation, and management for the latest release
Reviews migration to the latest vSphere software
Offers hands-on instruction and clear explanations with real-world examples
Mastering VMware vSphere 5 is the strategic guide you need to maximize the opportunities of virtualization.
A new and updated edition of bestselling Mastering VMware vSphere 4
Mastering VMware vSphere 5: Thoroughly Updated for VMware vSphere 5!
Virtualization is hotter than ever. VMware vSphere is the most widely deployed virtualization platform, and this indispensable book by VMware vExpert and VCDX Scott Lowe is your key to harnessing the newest version. Using step-by-step instruction and real-world examples, he takes you under the hood of VMware vSphere 5 and shows you how to get the very most out of all its components. Learn how to install, configure, operate, monitor, secure, and automate your virtual infrastructure from a leading expert and with the leading virtualization solution.
Automate vCenter Server and ESX/ESX(i) Server deployment and configuration
Create and configure virtual machines and use vApps
Secure, back up, and restore your virtual machines
Monitor, audit, and report the status of your vSphere environment
Use the PowerCLI SDK, PowerWF Studio, and vEcoShell
Schedule and view automation
Add a GUI front end to your scripts
Your One-Stop Reference for VMware vSphere Automation
If you manage vSphere in a Windows environment, automating routine tasks can save you time and increase efficiency. VMware vSphere PowerCLI is a set of pre-built commands based on Windows PowerShell that is designed to help you automate vSphere processes involving virtual machines, datacenters, storage, networks, and more. This detailed guide-using a practical, task-based approach and real-world examples-shows you how to get the most out of PowerCLI’s handy cmdlets.